Become a Now and Next Supporter

Story Studio Network CEO Erin Trafford and SSN's Chief Executive Producer Dave Trafford co-host Now and Next, highlighting three news stories of the day that are likely to affect you and your family, you and your business, you and your future.

The Daily Brief is a featured segment in Now and Next, exploring the big issues and big ideas driving culture, the economy and politics.

In return for your support you get EVERY episode, UNCUT with zero ads delivered to your podcast app of choice, (Spotify, Apple, etc.), before NOON ET, Mondays to Thursdays.

Plus, Dave will keep you company over your morning coffee on the weekend, with Now and Next EXTRA. You will get EXCLUSIVE access to the full length versions of the the interviews featured in the Daily Brief.

Now and Next EXTRA drops at 7am ET, Saturdays and Sundays.

Click the SUBSCRIBE button and enjoy the show!

Now and Next PLUS

$10 CAD / month

Now and Next Supporters will get: 

  • Ad-Free Now & Next Episodes delivered BEFORE Noon ET (3 hours before the main feed)
  • Exclusive access to Now and Next EXTRA with Dave Trafford (available Saturdays and Sundays at 7am ET), which includes full length versions of interviews featured in the Daily Brief.
  • Exclusive email reminders and 'heads up' for must listen content
  • Member dashboard in Supercast to talk about the show and contribute to the conversation
  • Shout-outs from Dave & Erin on the program
Want to support Now and Next EXTRA but don't want a subscription? Send a donation here.


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We have big dreams for Story Studio Network and this show! 

Help us hit our subscriber goal by sharing the show, leaving a review or recommending it to friends and colleagues. When we get to the goal? We'll roll out some fab merch and swag for our subscriber community! 

You know you want it right?!
What kind of merch would you LOVE to have??

- Dave & Erin 

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What is Supercast?
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